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Saints: A Year in Faith and Art
by Rosa Giorgi
This richly illustrated, unique volume portrays more than 375 Catholic saints, arranged by the days of the year on which each beatified figure is honored. The images range from world-famous works of art by such masters as Caravaggio, Rubens, Velazquez, and El Greco to more modern and lesser-known depictions. Rosa Giorgi has chosen up to three saints for each day of the yea ...more
Hardcover, 780 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Harry N. Abrams
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This lovely book which has beautiful paintings and artwork for one saint for each day of the year is without fail, one of my favorite saints books. It has many of my favorite saints but tries, too, to choose some lesser-known saints, as well. My six year old LOVES it because it is a small, gold-embossed hardcover just right for her hands. She will take it with her in the car to just browse through. Without fail, this helps with the tedium of a long trip--Mom, when is Uncle Mike's birthday? Oct. ...more